Norwalk Bike/Walk Commission

In 2014, Norwalk Mayor Harry Rilling formed the Norwalk Bike/Walk Task Force, comprised of local residents and business owners charged with helping to make our streets and sidewalks safer for everyone. In 2017, the Norwalk Bike/Walk Commission was established. The Commission supports bicycling and walking as safe, accessible, and sustainable forms of transportation and recreation that increase the City of Norwalk's livability and economic vitality, and improve public and environmental health.

The Norwalk Bike/Walk Commission meets on the first Monday of the month from 6:00 - 7:30pm at the Norwalk Health Department (137 East Avenue). Click here for meeting agendas. Click here for meeting minutes. 
Bike Walk Task Force Color Logo
Thanks to Lindsay Greene, John Alvord, and the Norwalk Community College Department of Art, Architecture and Design for this logo.

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Goals for 2017-2018

The Norwalk Bike/Walk Commission will work toward accomplishing the following goals by June 30, 2018.

1. Promote Complete Streets programs and facilities for bicycles and pedestrians in the City of Norwalk.
1.1 Work to include Complete Streets programs and facilities for bicycles and pedestrians in the Plan of Conservation and Development. 

2. Review, promote, and update the City of Norwalk's Master Bicycle Plan.
2.1 Establish a five-year bike plan including cost estimates. 

3. Review, promote, and update the City of Norwalk's Pedestrian Plan. 
3.1 Establish a five-year pedestrian plan including cost estimates. 

4. Review and provide advice in the implementation of the transportation component of the Plan of Conservation and Development.
4.1 Have a representative on the Plan of Conservation and Development Committee.
5. Coordinate and promote public awareness campaigns, education, and events related to bicycle and pedestrian issues.
5.1 Participate in the annual Public Works open house event.

Bike/Walk Commission Accomplishments and Goals

Norwalk Bike/Walk Commission - Accomplishments

Mayor's Challenge for Safer People, Safer Streets 

Mayor Harry Rilling and the Norwalk Bike/Walk Taskforce were honored at the Mayor's Challenge for Safer People, Safer Streets Summit in September 2016 for their collaboration with the Norwalk Health Department to create the City's master bicycle plan and to improve the Health Department's successful NorWALKer Routes program. Click here for a write-up from U.S. Department of Transportation on Norwalk's accomplishments.
Mayor's Challenge

Click the Image Below to Access the City's Master Bike Plan

City of Norwalk's Master Bike Plan